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All The Songs In 'This Is 40' Including Paul Simon, Missy Elliot, Van Halen, The Pixies & More

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist December 17, 2012 at 10:36AM

While turning 40 in Judd Apatow's latest might not be pretty, the writer/director/producer knows that of the many things that mark mid-life, music is a big one. And perhaps more than any other of his films to date, "This Is 40" is stacked with music. The official soundtrack boasts 17 songs, including new tunes from Norah Jones, Fiona Apple, Graham Parker, and Lindsey Buckingham. The movie itself features even more, including a handful of unlikely surprises.
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While turning 40 in Judd Apatow's latest might not be pretty, the writer/director/producer knows that of the many things that mark mid-life, music is a big one. And perhaps more than any other of his films to date, "This Is 40" is stacked with music. The official soundtrack boasts 17 songs, including new tunes from Norah Jones, Fiona Apple, Graham Parker, and Lindsey Buckingham. The movie itself features even more, including a handful of unlikely surprises.

For example, pieces from Michael Giancchino's score for "Lost" are featured, along with "Fantine's Death (Come To Me)" from the original Broadway cast recording from "Les Miserables" (is this some kind of super sly Universal cross promotion?). Meanwhile, the '90s are represented with tunes from Stone Temple Pilots, The Pixies, Alice In Chains and Sublime, there are roof raising jams from Missy Elliott and David Guetta, while The Band, Paul Simon and Chicago should ease the ears of the older set.

Check out the whole thing below, and on page two, we've got samples of all tracks. "This Is 40" hits theaters on December 21st.

All The Songs In "This Is 40"

"Yes, I'm Your Angel" - Yoko Ono
"The Package" - Michael Giacchino
"Heart & Soul" - Iris Apatow
"The Office Theme" - Iris Apatow
"So Sleepy (The Bells") - Fiona Apple
"Magnet And Steel" - Walter Egan
"Debaser" - The Pixies
"Take On Me" - a-ha
"Price Tag" - Jessie J
"Local Girls" - Graham Parker
"Roman's Revenge" - Nicki Minaj ft. Eminem
"Rooster" - Alice In Chains
"Always Judging (Instrumental)" - Jon Brion
"Thunder And Rain" - Graham Parker & The Rumor
"I Will Dare" - The Replacements
"Rewrite" - Paul Simon
"iPhoto Hell" - Norah Jones
"Shining Through The Dark" - Ryan Adams
"Lunch Box/Odd Sox" - Wings
"Doctor" - The Bird And The Bee
"You Can't Stop The Beat" - Nikki Blonsky, Zac Efron, Amanda Bynes, Elijah Kelly, John Travolta, Queen Latifah
"Little Guitars" - Van Halen
"So What" - Savannah Outen
"We Run This" - Missy Elliot
"(Dance And Shout) Shake Your Body Down To The Ground - The Jacksons
"Protection" - Graham Parker & The Rumor
"Where Them Girls At" - David Guetta ft. Nicki Minja
"Stars" - Mercedes
"Watch The Moon Come Down" - Graham Parker & The Rumor
"Days That We Die" - Loudon Wainwright III
"Paradise By The Dashboard Light" - Meat Loaf
"Old Days" - Chicago
"Fantine's Death (Come To Me)" - Original Broadwasy Cast Of Les Miserables
"SS Lost-Tanic" - Michael Giacchino
"Sick Of You" - Lindsey Buckingham
"Live And Die" - Avett Brothers
"What Do You Like?" - Graham Parker & Punch Brothers
"Vasoline" - Stone Temple Pilots
"Santeria" - Sublime
"The Weight" - The Band
"Moan All Night" - Noah And The MegaFauna
"Dull Tool" - Fiona Apple
"Movin' On" - Michael Giacchino
"Lucky Now" - Ryan Adams
"I Got You (At The End Of Century)" - Wilco

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